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ABC
Feb 23, 2011 5:00pm PST
$1.76 per gallon for gasoline. >> and president obama condemned violence in libya, announcing he's studying options to pressure muammar gaddafi to stop attacks against his people. reports say mersen yairys are shooting everyone in sight. this video claims to show fighting. pro testers are not backing down, taking to the streets today and president obama says free speech rights must be protected. >> these actions violate international norms. and every standard of common decency. this violence must stop. muammar gaddafi is vowing to stay in power, there is a mass exodus along libya's borders, thousands crossing into egypt, many call the situation inside of the country a slaughter house. >> and in the astro there is some reason to celebrate there has been a policy reversal on same-sex marriage. and here in california the court fight continues over prop 8, banning same-sex marriage. and opponents are asking those marriages be allowed to resume and mark matthews is here with more. >> they filed a motion today in the courts. looks as if the two are somehow related because opponents of
ABC
Feb 3, 2011 5:00pm PST
, there will be chaos. he said that he told that also to president barack obama. he told me, quote, eastbound yauma is a very good man, but i told obama quote you don't understand the egyptian culture and what would happen fi stepped down right now. >> he said that he never intended for his son to follow him into office. and in yemen, tens of thousands of pro testers marched against their president. the west is concerned about instability in yemen because it's considered a main battle ground against al qaeda. in a special one-hour edition of night line tonight there will be more on the exclusive interview with egyptian president mubarak airing right here on abc 7. >> from the bay area to new york city, thousands of egyptian students are demonstrating against the reyeej here, being joined by many sympathetic to the cause. there is a look at what we hope to accomplish. >> this is all about pressure. pro dwrefrts want the obama administration to put enough pressure on president mubarak this, is the first protest we've seen in uc berkeley. and pretesters hering saying we'll continue to gather until he
ABC
Feb 10, 2011 5:00pm PST
-- united nations. i asked will the stance change a u.s. position? so far, president obama has not called on president mubarak to step down immediately. >> how we get from here to there is for the people of egypt. to determine it's not going to be something that can be imposed from outside. >> she says it's clear the people are not satisfied with what they've heard from mubarak and weren't happy the united states has not issued a stronger stand on their behalf. >> i think it's hard to know what the people of egypt want. >> are you saying you... >> take a stronger stance? >> no. i'm saying is that their voice is the voice that matters most. we've been cool but this is the transition. it needs to begin now and needs to be prompt and genuine. beyond that, the united states to dictate the pathway is, i think counter productive and not going to be determined. >> tomorrow, after friday prayers antimubarak forces are calling for 20 million egyptians to go on strike. we've seen an increase in the number of labor unions joining the protest. if suez canal workers join it will be a major escalation.
ABC
Feb 11, 2011 5:00pm PST
>> the crowd in the square delearis n washington, d.c. president obama pleased but somber. >> there are... very few moments in our lives where we have the privilege to witness history taking place. and this is one of the moments. >> jipt's armed forces supreme council now runs the country. a spokesman promised the army would transition to a representative government. the google executive whose postings helped spark this revolution says heroes under the streets. >> real heroes are in the streets. the real heroes are every single egyptian. there is no one leading this. one nin saying they're one of the leaders is not the truth. the leaders on the square were every single person there. he said he knew a year ago the internet would change the political scene in egypt. >> today i'm telling you that egypt is going to be a democratic state. you'll be impressed how fast we'll develop things. >> saying every egyptian in tahrir square was a leader. but his postings drove a lot of people to the square. coming up the silicon valley connection that took him to egypt, his arrest and how
ABC
Feb 14, 2011 5:00pm PST
. in chinatown abc 7 news. >> and we have learned this afternoon president obama is coming to silicon valley this thursday. white house says he'll meet with technology leaders. no word on where this will take place but will focus on jobs, education and green tech from what we're told and will be the first trip to california for the president since the democratic fund-raiser last october. >>> a group of bills to help better protect kids from sex offenders has been troin dused. the father of a murdered teenager joined to make the case. nannette miranda joins us with more. >>> after getting tougher laws passed last year, a san diego area father is back for more and says he won't stop until he's satisfied. just after the two-year anniversary of the days peer yens of the murdered daughter, amber he comes to the state capitol with a mission. protecting other children from sex offenders, amber went missing in february, 2009 and wasn't found for more than a year, john gardener, a convicted sex offender led authorities to the 14 year old's remains after his arrest of another teen. >> my only child ha
ABC
Feb 16, 2011 5:00pm PST
government? >> president bush turned down a request for clemency. president obama has not been asked. the elder lind does not think president obama would grant clemency. john walker lindh grew up in marin county and serving 20 years for supplying his services to the taliban but could be released in 2013. >> your favorite bookstore might be about to close. a dozen borders bookstores are getting ready to close down. borders is filing for bankruptcy. >> this borders bookstore is one of 200 that will close doors after the company announced it must restructure. >> it makes me sad. they just arrived here in alameda. i'm going to be sad to see them go. >> i was disappointed when they came n they drove out a couple of small bookstores in the mall. and in this investigator bay area, two are closing in san francisco. and three in the south bay, and one in santa cruz. the mish-based company says the store that's are closing represent about 30% of the 642 borders nationwide. they employ 18,000 people. and jeff nunberg says boredders didn't look at other venue autos they were late getting into on
ABC
Feb 17, 2011 5:00pm PST
-old showed signs of abus. >> let's move on. president obama is scheduled to arrive at san francisco airport less than an hour from now, flying in to meet with titans of the silicon valley high-tech industry to talk about the economy and jobs. >> you remember during state of the union speech, the president said this is another sputnik moment for america. and tonight his meeting with giants of silicon valley to reinforce the message in a dinner meeting. the dinner will be at the woodside home of john dorr a partner of a venture capitol firm. forbes estimates his worth at $1.5 kbrinl. other guests include steve jobs, google ceo and ora cell coe, yahoo ce skpo. cisco's ceo. the president looked from the white house this afternoon, the trip described by a press secretary as moving forward with the president's agenda to promote innovation and jobs in high tech, and green tech. political observers are describing this as donor maintenance. the president is meeting with very deep-pocket ceos. >> he has to reconnect with his fund raising base to get that operation started again. it's more than that.
ABC
Feb 2, 2011 5:00pm PST
to the international audience and especially president obama it's either us or chaos. >>> the professor at stanford says the army appears to be going along indicates they are siding with mubarak's choice of a successor m sul sul. we'll hear more coming up at 6:00. >> we'll seal you later on. >> state public utility's commission ordered pg&e to lower the pressure on under ground gas lines. they continue an investigation in the san bruno gas explosion. this week investigators learned that pg&e had allowed pressure on some pipelines to rise above the maximum allowable amount. it affects a 23 and a half mile sex of pipe. half mile section inside milpitas andite mile line that once from watsonville. >> and you you will soon see more officers riding trains thanks to a great. eight officers will be dedicated to right bart and at times most vulnerable to a terror attack. the grant is funding this effort aimed at preventing the attack but bart citizen it may improve the ability of transit police to respond to everyday law enforcement problems out there on the train. >> i've noticed in the last few weeks i h
ABC
Feb 7, 2011 5:00pm PST
obama saying egypt is making progress. for the most part life is now returning to normal in cairo. banks, post offices and gas stations reopened for a second day. in an apparent gesture to shore up support the mubarak regime announced government employees will get a 15% pay raise that. is not satisfying protester who's continue to say he must leave, now. >> and a rally in uc berkeley to show their support for demonstrateors in liberation square in cairo. 50 people showed up. they came to tell stories about life in their homeland under president mubarak. >> we've been living under emergency law. you can't have congregations of more than three people. you can't protest, you have to have prior permission to protest. what if we want to protest the government? >> the egyptian students say it's important to them the demonstrators back home know others around the world are with them. >> more on what's happening in egypt coming up at 6:00. the search is on tonight in the south bay for three men who are clearly dangerous. now, more armed than ever, invading a house to steal guns and they got doze
ABC
Feb 9, 2011 5:00pm PST
packages to the soldiers. >> the city of berkeley may be ready to help the obama administration with one of the thorniest problems rn rng -- problems. they will invite two detainees from guantanamo bay to move to town. both men have been cleared of wrong doing. they would live with local families and nonprofits would help find them work. critics say a new law discourages these offers and says berkeley has enough trouble already. >>> a lawyer for a tracy teenager abused and held captive more than a year filed a legal claim against sacramento county child protection services accusing them of failing to protect him, saying workers ignored signs of abuse. the claim filed on behalf of kyle ramirez escaping and ran into a fitness center occurre occurred -- covered in bruises. four people pleaded guilty or were convicted of abuse charges, including the teen's legal guardian. sacramento county declined to comment on the claims. >> coming up at 5:00 a school shocker. 8th graders told to write a school essay about sexual fantasies. >> and dangerous way a daily diet soda can hurt your health. >> an
ABC
Feb 15, 2011 5:00pm PST
adequate time to bond with newborn autos president obama today presented a medal of freedom to basketball legends. the medal is the highest civilian honor presented to people who made important contributions to national security, world peace and culture. in honoring russell the president praised the native as a champion on the court at the university of san francisco and the boston celtics and a champion off the course as well. >> bill russell the man stood up for the right to dignity of all men, marching with care. stood by and when a restaurant refused to serve black celtics he refused to play in the game. he kept on focusing on making the teammates he loved better players. >> other honories also german chancelor and the author and poet maya angleou. >> a group of high school students in oakland were allowed to do today. and that is one of the perks of a b average. >> this is a party in the middle of the school day. for hundreds of students making the grade in the classroom. >> so why are you here? >> i got a 4.5. >> i got 3.0. >> never below a 3.5. >> this event is called climb the mou
ABC
Feb 18, 2011 5:00pm PST
during that robbery and nobody was hurt. >> and after visiting bay area last night president obama left today to tour an intel plant. and met with students taking part in a fair. the intel plant is one of the most-advanced microchip manufacturing facilities in the world. the president says he was most impress bid leg yoz built by 7th grade girls. >> i used to build some pretty mean lego towers when i was a kid. i thought i can participate. only these students used legos to build models to build robots that were programable to model brain that's could repair broken bones. >> also today the white house posted a few seconds of video of the president talking with facebook founder mark zuckerberg. that is from the dinner of executives in woodside last night. >> governor brown unleashed his budget-cutting on swag that, is stuff we get free sometimes, things like this flashing light the state was giving away. altogether the stuff cost $7.5 million between 2007 and to 10. -- 2010. and caltrans spent $5 million on keychains and other give aways. the governor hasn't decided what to do and is look
ABC
Feb 22, 2011 5:00pm PST
california are calling on president obama to use military force to remove gaddafi. >> the man has known for 22 years, he never listened to reason. you can't discuss with him. you can't reason with him. we can't reason with each other. the only thing he knows is to use force. >> and they say the world needs to take seriously the threats to destroy everything in libya. >> and oil prices soared and stocks plummeted because of the turmoil. the dow off 179 points and markets were poised for a construction after stocks reached a high on friday. and unfleft libya rattled oil markets. prices jumped more than $7. and that is the biggest gain in more than two years. >> i think we're going to end up paying more for gasoline. and other petroleum products in the short run that is a hit on the economy no, question. >> the energy department reported that the average price for a gallon reached $3.19 nationwide, the highest price ever posted during february by the way and does not include today's spike in prices. >> and organized labor is staging a candle light vigil in a show of support for unionized s
ABC
Feb 1, 2011 5:00pm PST
in an orderly fashion. >> she says there is a greing resentment of barack obama and the u.s. government because of the lack of response. >> they feel america is supposed to be the country of democracy. that completely grass roots, organic movement wants to end indemocracy. it doesn't make sense to people why the united states would not be openly supporting this. >> she says her parents are urging her to leave. she plans to fly out on thursday. but pictures from the airport show huge crowds and very long lines. george got back from cairo last night it was a skoo. i think everybody in the city was trying to get out of the airport. flights were cancelled. this is the -- cairo airport you can barely move solid people. >> he was traveling with a group of uc berkeley ayums. many lived through turbulent 60s. >> and by thursday it was a whole three orders of magnitude difference. >> sarah laigton says there are now long lines in gas stations longer lines for bread in cairo. she says it's not dangerous but if mubarak does not step down, would it get that way. >> and bay area tech companies are being imp
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